The Specials’ Terry Hall dies, aged 63
Terence Edward Hall, singer and songwriter, born on March 19th, 1959; died December 18th, 2022
Was Billy Idol Really a Punk Rocker?
With his spiky blonde hair and trademark sneer, Billy Idol is one of the most recognizable pop stars of the 1980’s. But was his punk rock style authentic, or artful deception?
The Damned – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
The Damned were one of the first punk bands in the UK and they soon gained recognition for their raw, energetic sound and provocative onstage antics. They released their debut single “New Rose” in October 1976, which is often cited as the first true punk rock single.
Stranglers Drummer Jet Black Dies At Age 84 After ‘Years of Ill Health’
Today, the world mourns the passing of Jet Black, drummer for the legendary English punk rock group The Stranglers. He passed away peacefully at his home on December 6th, 2022.
These Underrated Punk Bands Should Be Way More Popular
Tired of seeing the same names in every list of punk bands out there? Here are some overlooked and underrated punk bands from the first wave of American punk rock that deserve more recognition.